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Pond Inlet firefighters create an outdoor rink for kids

Firefighters in Pond Inlet responded to a different kind of scene on March 21, not putting out a fire but creating an outdoor rink for the kids. With the local arena being closed, kids...

Hay River Peewees host annual tournament

The Hay River Huskies Peewee Tournament recently attracted five hockey teams, including the home squad. Out-of-town teams came from Yellowknife, Fort Smith and Fort Simpson for the Feb. 14-16 tournament. The Fort Smith Hawks emerged victorious...

Logan Cunningham gets the call

The number of 15-year-olds playing major junior hockey isn't that big but it will grow by one in a matter of a few weeks. Logan Cunningham will make his Western Hockey League debut in early...

MIKE W. BRYANT: An enfeebled path to glory

I write this as a final word on the Hockey Day in Canada that was – by all accounts I've heard, a highly successful celebration of the Northwest Territories' contribution to Canada's game. My personal...

Yellowknifer editorial: Lacing up for Hockey Day in Canada

The issue: Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada We say: Good investment in city's image As the Coronavirus levelled a bodycheck into the city's tourism sector, with many travellers from Asia forced to stay home, some relief...

PHOTOS: Concert kicks off Hockey Day in Canada weekend

The first big event of the Hockey Day in Canada festivities featured a sold-out multi-music act at the Northern Arts and Cultural Centre, Feb. 5. On the bill were Wesley Hardisty, the Bidiniband, Karen...
Yellowknife is confrimed to host the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada in 2020. Photo courtesy of Sportsnet.

First come, first served: VIP Hockey Day in Canada tix go on sale Wednesday...

There’s still time to nab VIP tickets for Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada’s Celebrity/Alumni Game and Party (19+). A final round of 35 VIP tickets for the celebrity match and party will go on sale...

Overlander helps hockey-mad Nunavut hamlet stay sharp

The north helps out the even-further north with hockey. It doesn't get much more Canadian than that. Residents of the hamlet of Naujaat in Nunavut are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new ice skate...

More than $700 raised at Movember hockey showdown

Two teams of mostly mustachioed police and firefighter hockey players took to the ice in the name of charity on Saturday at the Arnaitok Arena in Iqaluit. When it was all said and done, more...

Iqaluit, Iglulik, Puvirnituq and Inukjuaq headed to 2020 JLM Calm Air Cup

Hockey fans in Arviat are in for a good show when the next Jon Lindell Memorial (JLM) Calm Air Cup senior men's tournament rolls around following news out of Whale Cove last week. Tourney organizer...

Hay River girls bring gold back from Female World Hockey Festival

Three girls from Hay River helped a team from Yellowknife win a banner at the Wickenheiser Female World Hockey Festival earlier this month in Calgary. The Yellowknife Wolfpack won the Midget Tier 3 Division. Most of...

Iqaluit Amateur Hockey Association joins World Girls Hockey Weekend

Every year, there’s a weekend set aside for girls hockey players to get out on the ice and play with other girls and just enjoy playing. That weekend was Oct. 4 to 6 as World...

Cracking down on booze at hockey tournament

There will be zero tolerance for players bringing alcohol into the community for sale during the annual Calm Air Cup — the Jon Lindell Memorial (JLM) — senior men's hockey tournament, said the event's...
Yellowknife is confrimed to host the Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada in 2020. Photo courtesy of Sportsnet.

Yellowknife to host Hockey Day in Canada 2020

Yellowknife will be hosting Socitiabank Hockey Day in Canada in 2020. City councillors supported the community's bid host the national celebration of hockey at the beginning of April. On Saturday, Sportsnet announced the city's bid was...
This is the logo for Team North, which is actually two teams - male and female - that will represent the NWT, Yukon and Nunavut at the upcoming National Aboriginal Hockey Championships. Image courtesy of Aboriginal Sports Circle NWT

Five Hay River players looking forward to National Aboriginal Hockey Championships

Hay River will be well represented at the upcoming National Aboriginal Hockey Championships (NAHC), which are set for May 6-14 in Whitehorse. Five young people from the community will be playing with Team North, which...
Leo Kaludjak tries to control the puck in the corner and avoid the check of the NWT's Liam Carroll. James McCarthy/NNSL photo

Canada Games hockey heads west

It's not often teams from the North are able to get together as they prepare for the Canada Winter Games and it's rarer still to get to play against your competition before the games...
Andrew Carr looks to win a face off against Team Nunavut's Chase Herron. Dylan Short/NNSL photo

Team NT top of the pack at Arctic Showcase

The top boys hockey players from across the Northwest Territories and Nunavut met in Yellowknife last weekend for a number of tune up games at the Arctic Showcase. Team NT and Team Nunavut were joined...
Minor hockey players, from left, Ricky Putumiraqtuq, Brya Kingunkotok, Daniel Kingunkotok and Amos Nakoolak are having a blast hanging-out with head instructor David Clark of Rankin Inlet during the Rankin Rock Season Opener hockey camp in Baker Lake. That camp was followed up last week with another one in Arviat. Photo courtesy David Clark

Rankin camp heads to Arviat

The Rankin Rock hockey camp tour came to an end last week in Arviat. The Rankin Rock won a $ 80,000 Youth Arctic Inspiration prize earlier this year in order to expand the camp outside...

First Shift hockey program comes to Inuvik

More than 40 youth have registered for Inuvik's first year hosting Canadian Tire's First Shift hockey program. The program, meant for new-to-hockey families, aims to make the sport more accessible, according to Britney Selina, program...

Cup returns to E3SS

Keenen Wolki and his team of East Three Secondary School students hoisted the school’s miniature Stanley Cup last week, winning the final game of floor hockey intramurals in the season-ending playoffs. The Cup was presented...

Nine repping Beaufort Delta

Forty players competed to make the bantam boys' hockey team at the Arctic Winter Games trial last weekend in Inuvik, with about half making the cut. “All the kids are working hard and battling hard,”...

Hockey training ramps up

Hockey training took over the Midnight Sun Complex earlier this month as players of all age levels prepared for a big year. The annual Inuvik Minor Hockey Association clinic saw 110 people take part from...

Player turns coach

Brittenie Jefferd-Moore, known better in town by the nickname Bitsie, was one of only two girls in her age group playing hockey growing up. “I remember having to get dressed in the women’s washroom in...